Compare LGBT Rights in Afghanistan & Palestine

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Homosexual activityIllegal (death penalty as punishment)
Since 1976
Varies by Region
Since 1951
Same-sex marriageBanned
Since 1971
Unrecognized
Since 1994
Censorship of LGBT issuesImprisonment as punishment
Since 2021
Varies by Region
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderIllegalAmbiguous
Gender-affirming careBannedLegal
Since 2008
Legal recognition of non-binary genderNot legally recognizedNot legally recognized
LGBT discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Since 1992
LGBT employment discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
LGBT housing discriminationNo protections
Since 1919
No protections
Same-sex adoptionIllegalSingle only
Intersex infant surgeryUnknownNot banned
Serving openly in militaryIllegalN/A
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (indefinite deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Conversion therapyNot bannedNot banned
Since 2014
Equal age of consentN/AVaries by Region
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